A new UN decision has opened the path for a future ban on the use of ‘killer robots’ by member states. Over the weekend, 89 nations of the UN Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) voted to establish a Group of […]
2017 could be when the concept of the smart factory becomes a widespread reality, according to YCF – a not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting the manufacturing industry and its supply chain. The smart factory statement follows months of speculation around […]
The uptake of new innovative automation technologies is becoming far more widespread. Andrew Hoyle, head of automation at third-party logistics and supply chain solutions provider, Wincanton, explains. Robots are no longer solely found on the production line of automotive factories, […]
Fanuc is collaborating with Cisco, Rockwell and Preferred Networks on the development and deployment of a platform that connects CNC machines with robots, peripheral devices and sensors.